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Puppy-Sized Spider Killed By Scientist Sparks Outrage Online

Puppy-Sized Spider Killed By Scientist Sparks Outrage Online

By Val Powell October 30, 2014

Piotr Naskrecki, a Harvard researcher, was recently crucified online for killing the puppy-sized spider he found while walking through a rainforest in Guyana at night. Naskrecki reportedly killed the spider, which was a South American Goliath birdeater, and brought it …

Two-Faced-Cats: Yes, They Are Real [VIDEO]

Venus, a two-faced cat, has taken the internet by storm with her unique, two-faced look. Venus is a chimera, which makes her one of the rarest cats in the world. Her face is divided into two colors – on one …

Cat Gets Ticked Off While Playing Jenga Game

If you’ve ever gotten annoyed when playing Jenga because your big, clumsy hands are constantly causing that tower to fall over, then you’re really going to be frustrated when you see that a cat can play Jenga better than you. …

Depressed Goat Reunites With Burro Friend [VIDEO]

In a heartwarming story that will show you just how strong the emotional bond between animals can be, a depressed goat ended his hunger strike after being reunited with his burro friend. That probably sounds more like the twisted plot …

Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack in Crazy Viral Video

While I’m hesitant to hand the “man’s best friend” title over to our feline companions, I will say that in this particular circumstance, man was lucky to have a cat around the house. With nearly six million views on YouTube, …

Squirrels Hate Your Selfies, Bro

Now that ‘Selfie’ is the reigning word of the year and everyone from Kim Kardashian to President Obama are spending at least part of their week taking them, it appears, as a culture, we’ve pretty much accepted their inevitability. I …

Bears Drag Woman From Garage in Florida

In a terrifying story out of Lake Murray, Florida, a woman was attacked by black bears in her garage. The bears dragged the woman from her garage and mauled her. Amazingly enough, she survived. Terri Frana went out to her …

Cat Traps Family After Attacking a Baby in Oregon Cat Traps Family After Attacking a Baby in Oregon

All of the cat haters in the world will feel vindicated after reading about an incident in Oregon where a cat traps a family in a bedroom. This happened after the cat tried to attack a baby and the family …

HIV Prevention Shot May Replace Pills HIV Prevention Shot May Replace Pills

Two separate HIV studies on macaque monkeys show very promising results. Researchers from Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center at Rockefeller University in New York presented their findings on Tuesday at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston, Mass. They determined that a newly designed shot …

Yelp CEO Puts Up $23K To Help Catch Dog Killer Yelp CEO Puts Up $23K To Help Catch Dog Killer

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman is really looking to make a difference this week. Not only did he write an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer urging her to veto SB 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against …

Everglades Whales Stranded and Beached

The Everglades has been described to this writer as “the Australia of America,” in that most of the things inhabiting it, including many of the plants, would like nothing more than to kill you. A rugged, muggy wilderness, mentions of …

‘Theo and Beau’ Are the Cutest Napping Pals [VIDEO]

Dogs haven’t received the reputation of being “man’s best friend” for nothing. The recent story of Beau (a toddler living in Manhattan) and his best friend Theo (a mixture of boxer, shepherd, and lab breeds) proves that if a dog …

The YouTube Sensation Was Put Down By Park.

I guess playful head butting can be considered dangerous to some. Remember the YouTube viral video featuring an elk headbutting a photographer who was taking pictures of him? Well after this incident and after authorities at the Great Smokey National …

Texting Woman Named Cowit Hit a Bunch of Cows Texting Woman Named Cowit Hit a Bunch of Cows
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In you-couldn’t-possibly-make-up-if-you-tried news, a woman named Daisy Cowit has been charged with a handful of crimes after plowing into a bunch of cattle in Orange County, New York. According to witnesses and police, Cowit was texting and driving when the …

Betty White To Join Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
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Betty White, the popular television actress, has been chosen to join Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The museum is located in Washington D.C. and will soon be the home to a wax sculpture of the television icon. The museum is well-known …

Carrie Underwood’s Husband Gets Bitten By A Chipmunk
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The famous country singer, Carrie Underwood, is also apparently an animal lover. She wanted at all costs for her husband to rescue a chipmunk that had gotten into their house. Underwood, is known for her time on American Idol of …

Walking Shark Discovered Off Indonesian Island
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Dr. Mark Erdmann, senior advisor to the Indonesian Marine Program for Conservation International was involved in the discovery of a new species of shark on the reefs of eastern Indonesian island Halmahera. One that walks. Just take a look: Erdmann …